Neve Tzedek’s doors in Tel Aviv
Neve Tzedek is a historic neighbourhood in Tel Aviv, Israel. It was one of the first neighbourhoods to be built outside the walls of the ancient port city of Jaffa, which became part of Tel Aviv in the early 20th century.
The neighbourhood was founded in 1887 by a group of Jewish immigrants from Jerusalem looking to escape the crowded conditions of the Old City. They bought land from Arab landowners and started building houses and a community.
In its early years, Neve Tzedek was a wealthy and fashionable neighbourhood that attracted artists, writers and intellectuals. Known for its European-style architecture and landscaped gardens, it quickly became a centre for culture and innovation in the burgeoning city of Tel Aviv.
A detail on Neve Tzedek’s identity
Once a neglected neighbourhood in Tel Aviv, Neve Tzedek has transformed recently and become one of the city’s trendiest neighbourhoods with high-end boutiques. However, this transformation has been met with controversy and criticism, with some residents and activists voicing concerns about the gentrification and displacement of long-time residents.
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Neve Tzedek on Wikipedia
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